Ceiling of the Basilica of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Spain is the country with the third largest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. And the Alhambra in Granada (Andalusia) is one of those places that every traveller should visit at least once in a lifetime.  

But that is only the start, because in Spain you will find everything from civil buildings, like Segovia aqueduct and the Roman theatre in Mérida, to religious monuments like Burgos Cathedral and the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, started by Gaudí in Barcelona. Do you want to know how our ancestors painted? In Spain you can go as far back as prehistoric times, in places like the Altamira Caves (Cantabria) and the Atapuerca site (Burgos). Do you imagine yourself strolling in the gardens of Real Alcázar palace in Seville or of El Escorial Monastery in Madrid? Or do you want to discover the features of the unique Mudéjar art style? You have plenty to choose from. Walk around the top of the Roman Wall in Lugo, discover the University of Alcalá de Henares, look at the Silk Exchange in Valencia… but don't let them tell you all about it; come and see for yourself. 

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  • Val del Charco del Agua Amarga Gorge. Alcañiz.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Camino a la antigua estación de ferrocarril a 14 kms. 44600. Alcañiz. Teruel. (Aragon) E-mail: turismo@alcaniz.es. www.alcaniz.es. Cave painting site of Val del Charco. Declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Cave pain…

  • Church and tower of San Pedro. Teruel.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Calle Matías Abad, s/n. 44001. Teruel. (Aragon) E-mail: fundacion@amantesdeteruel.es. http://www.amantesdeteruel.es/. The cathedral’s little sister. The style of the tower is similar to that of the cathedral, although it…

  • San Martín Church and Tower. Teruel.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza Pérez Prado, s/n. 44001. Teruel. (Aragon) Fax.: +34 978619903 | E-mail: turismo@teruel.net. http://turismo.teruel.net. The way into the city. San Martin church already existed in 1196, but the current church actual…

  • Santa María de Mediavilla Cathedral. Teruel.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 44001. Teruel. (Aragon) http://www.patrimonioculturaldearagon.es/. Islamic influence in Teruel. The tower, the roof and the dome all form part of UNESCO's World heritage. The temple was construc…

  • El Salvador Church and Tower. Teruel.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Calle del Salvador s/n. 44001. Teruel. (Aragon) E-mail: info@teruelmudejar.com. www.teruelmudejar.com. The twin tower of San Martín’s. This tower is almost identical to that of San Martín in terms of design and décor. It…

  • Prado del Navazo Shelter. Albarracín.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage

    …Carretera dirección a Bezas a 4 kms. de Albarracín. 44100. Albarracín. Teruel. (Aragon) E-mail: lmartinu@telefonica.net. www.albarracin.es. Prehistoric traces. It is part of the Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin of the…

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